Code Climate Gifs

Using animation to attract attention.

Code Climate Gifs

Animated gifs are making a comeback in today's ubiquitous computing world. A widely supported format that displays animations consistently on any device has made gifs the "new" way to engage an audience...again.

Here is a sampling of some of the gifs I have created for Code Climate. All of these are taken out of context but their goal is the same. Capture a users attention quickly to encourage them to read the rest of the content on the page. As we all know users do not read online.

An animation for Code Climate's blog post: Kickstart your next project with a Walking Skeleton. Even more awesome is that one of the founding fathers of Agile software development Alistair Cockburn is now using this animation on his site!
A wand indicating some magic going on in the background.
A graphic for a page which indicates you are not allowed to navigate there.
Dashboard feed icon.
Hat tip to the old under construction icons of the past.

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